RIVIERA MAYA THE BEST PLACE TO VISIT

The Mexican Riviera Maya is one of the most visited places in the Caribbean

An enviable tropical climate, one of the best (if not the best) gastronomies in the world, white sandy beaches, nightlife, luxury hotels, first class water parks, cenotes, Mayan ruins, underground rivers.

The Mexican Riviera Maya has it all for a dream vacation. With this post you can get an idea of what this Mexican paradise has to offer.

Cancun – Hotel Zone

Cancun is without a doubt the most famous place in the Riviera Maya. However, not so much for its people, but for the Hotel Zone, which is undoubtedly one of the best places to enjoy the white sand and turquoise water of this region.

From luxury hotels with services that include all beverages and meals included, to small apartments that you can easily rent in Airbnb. If you stay here there are several advantages to venturing into the region.

Isla Mujeres 

No one can come to Cancun without visiting Isla Mujeres. And no one can come to the island without taking one of the ferries that depart from various points in the hotel zone.

If you ask one of the locals about what you should see in Cancun, the first thing they will tell you is “Isla Mujeres”.

The ferry departs from three points in the hotel zone: Caracol Beach, Tortuga Beach and El Embarcadero. Recommendation in Isla Mujeres, a tour that includes snorkeling and renting a trolley to move around the island.

Xcaret 

Xcaret Park is located in Playa del Carmen, an hour’s drive from Cancun and is one of the best in the Riviera Maya. It is just one of many theme parks of the same company, but undoubtedly the most visited and what should be the first experience of every visitor to the region.

One day is not enough to test all the attractions of the park. Some experiences are extra pay, but worth it, like the snorkel tour to see the reef, where many times you can see manta rays and turtles.

Of the activities that you should not miss in the park is the tour in the river, visit the aquarium, the beach and undoubtedly the night show “Mexico Spectacular”, which is worth by itself admission to this place.

Tulum 

The ruins of Tulum, located at two hours in the south of Cancun, are a unique experience.

The pre-Columbian structures are anchored on the hill of a beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea. It is a place that should be visited without a doubt.

Tulum used to be a small fishing village about 15 years ago. Now it is a new popular tourist destination with beautiful beaches full of bungalows (not giant all-inclusive hotels like in Cancun).

Playa del Carmen y Cenotes

Playa del Carmen is one of the tourist places with more nightlife in the Riviera Maya. In addition to the beaches you can not miss Fifth Avenue, a vibrant street with restaurants, cafes, boutiques, bars and shops, among others.

Cenotes are underground rivers or natural wells that abound in the Yucatan peninsula. The ancient Mayas used cenotes to make sacrificial offerings.

This is just a little of all the wonders you can find in the Riviera Maya, and all year round you can find cultural attractions in the different places we recommend. Imagine waking up and seeing the sunrise on the seashore, come to the Riviera Maya and discover why it is one of the best places to vacation and live.

TULUM AND ITS WONDERS

Do you really know Tulum?

We know that it is a charming town of the Riviera Maya that makes you feel wonderful just visiting it, has incredible natural landscapes, archeological and modern sites that move you to another dimension.

Also, in turn feel at home thanks to the attention of its citizens, typical meals and its rich culture.

For you to enjoy it to its fullest potential, Tulum paradise on earth offers you the following wonders:

  • Mayan Ruins:

Archaeological zone of the Riviera Maya, considered one of the 7 wonders of the world, is located on a cliff with an incredible view of the Caribbean Sea, without much to add we invite you to enjoy them.

  • Labnaha Ecological Park:

Natural park that offers you the fullness of nature, perform various activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, among others, houses the incredible Cenote Labnaha, undoubtedly a place to visit.

  • Sian Ka’an:

And what to say about this place, wonder and magic is little, has a vast marine and jungle ecosystem, so it lives up to its name “Gateway to Heaven”, visit Tulum means go to Sian Ka’an.

  • Bacalar:

If you haven’t heard of Bacalar, a paradise city of dreams, it must be the law to visit the Lagoon of Seven Colors, and other Bacalar wonders.

  • Cenotes:

Located throughout the Riviera Maya, the cenotes are underwater caves full of charm, where you can perform different activities and be in contact with beautiful nature and know the mysteries that hide these landscapes.

 

Without a doubt, Tulum, Riviera Maya, Mexico, a place to visit. Learn more about Mexico with us.

 

 

Places to visit in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya is one of the most important tourist destinations in Mexico, thanks to the vibrant environment, beautiful natural landscapes, incredible ancestral constructions and dazzling night attractions that it offers.

Here we present the best places in the Riviera Maya that you can not miss visiting:

 

Beaches

As its name indicates, the Riviera Maya has some of the most beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear waters of the world. Among its most outstanding beaches are:

Playa Paraíso in Tulum, Maroma Beach in Punta Maroma, North Beach in Isla Mujeres, Mamitas Beach, Playacar Beach Paradise, among many others. All have a paradisiacal and fantastic landscape that you should not miss.

 

Unforgettable landscapes

If what you want is to see hundreds of incredible and unforgettable landscapes, continuation the most visited by tourists. Among the busiest places is Cozumel an island 45 minutes from Playa del Carmen, Cenote dos Ojos just a few minutes from Playa del Carmen, the view of the Mayan Riviera, the Xel-Ha, to name just a few. These are a few of the many landscapes that you can find in Playa del Carmen.

 

Going back in time

If you want to look at the past do not forget to visit these places, you can go to the Mayan Ruins of Coba, you can go and appreciate the majesty of Tulum one of the main vestiges of the Mayan culture in Mesoamerica, including visiting the Chichen Itza recognized as one of the 7 new wonders of the world. In short, the Riviera Maya is a place rich in ancestral cultures that you can not miss.

 

If you like nightlife

If nightlife is your thing in Playa del Carmen you can squeeze your adventure to the fullest by visiting La Quinta Avenida which is the heart of Playa del Carmen being a place where you can shop, rest and refresh yourself.

You can also go to the Paseo del Carmen where you can get fast and traditional food, without forgetting the Carnival of Playa del Carmen, another night spot of Playa del Carmen is the Coco Bongo a must for beach nights.

 

Undoubtedly, Playa del Carmen has many natural tourist sites, incredible landscapes, vestiges of ancestral cities and very crowded places at night, we have only mentioned a few and there are still many more places that you just can not stop seeing.

We invite you to know more about Riviera Maya. We will wait for you!